University of Maine at Farmington

Farmington, ME

U Maine at Farmington, founded in 1863, is a public university. Its 50-acre campus is located in Farmington, 30 miles northwest of Augusta.

Website: www.umf.maine.edu/

Public
Co-ed
1,811
Undergraduate
Students
(66.4%) 1,202 Women
(33.6%) 609 Men
269
Graduate
Students

Admission

Entrance Difficulty
Moderately difficult
Overall Admission Rate
83% of 1,939 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered
Yes
Early Decision Offered
No
Regular Admission Deadline
Rolling

Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

Average GPA
3.05
SAT Math
524 average
470-575 range of middle 50%
SAT EBRW
551 average
500-600 range of middle 50%
ACT Composite
24 average
23-26 range of middle 50%
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Money Matters

Cost of Attendance
In-state: $22,546
Out-of-state: $32,114
Tuition and Fees
In-state: $9,458
Out-of-state: $19,026
Room and Board
$9,334
Average Percent of Need Met
86%
Average Freshman Award
$14,048
Average Indebtedness of 2016 Graduates
$31,529
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Academics

Academic Calendar System
Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum
Required
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates
114
Regular Class Size
2-9 students: 14% of classes
10-19 students: 50% of classes
20-29 students: 26% of classes
30-39 students: 7% of classes
40-49 students: 3% of classes
50-99 students: 1% of classes
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Campus Life

Farmington Population
4,288
Nearest Metropolitan Area
 
Freshman Housing Guarantee
Freshmen are guaranteed housing
Students in College Housing
53% of all students
Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division III
Mascot
Beaver
Sororities
25% of women participate
Fraternities
10% of men participate
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Students

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
0.4% American Indian/Alaskan Native
0.6% Asian
2.2% Black/African-American
1.9% Hispanic/Latino
2.2% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.1% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
87.5% White
5.1% Unknown
International Students
0.9% from 8 countries
First-Year Students Returning
72.0%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
34.9%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
Not reported
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
Not reported
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Freshman Admission Requirements


Entrance Difficulty

Moderately Difficult: More than 75% of freshmen were in the top 50% of their high school class and scored over 1010 on the SAT I or over 18 on the ACT; about 85% or fewer of all applicants accepted.

High School Preparation

High School Graduation
High school diploma required and GED is accepted
High School Program
College preparatory program is required

High School Units Required or Recommended

High School Units Required or Recommended
Subject Required Units Recommended Units
English 4  
Mathematics 3  
Science 3  
Foreign Language   2
Social Studies 3  
History    
Academic Electives    

Examinations

Examinations
Exam Required Units Scores Due in Admissions Office
SAT or ACT Considered if submitted August 15
SAT Only    
ACT Only    
SAT and SAT Subject Tests, or ACT    
SAT Subject Tests Only  
SAT Essay Component Policy Not Reported
ACT Writing Test Policy Accepted with or without writing component
ACT Writing Test Policy SAT: No policy as of now
ACT: No policy as of now

Applying for Admission


Admissions Office

Address
111 South Street
City, State, Zip
Farmington, ME 04938
Phone
(207) 778-7050
Fax
(207) 778-8182
E-mail
umfadmit@maine.edu

Application Dates and Fees

Regular Admisson Deadline
Rolling
Application Fee
No fee required
Application Fee Waiver
Not reported
Regular Admission Notification
Not reported
Accept Offer of Admission
By May 1 or within 3 weeks if notified after May 1
Waiting List Used
No
Defer Admission
Student can defer admission
Transfer Admission
Transfer applications accepted

Early Admission

Early Decision Offered
No
Early Decision Deadline
 
Early Decision Notification
 
Early Action Offered
Yes
Early Action Deadline
November 15
Early Action Notification
December 15

Application Form

Common Application
Accepted
Universal College Application
Not accepted
Electronic Application
Available

Other Application Requirements

Interview
Not Required
Essay or Personal Statement
Recommended for all freshmen
Letters of Recommendation
1 required for all freshmen
Other
Minimum 2.75 GPA for College of Education transfers, 2.5 for Health and Rehabilitation, 2.0 for all others recommended for some freshmen
Financial Need
Financial need is not a consideration in the admissions process

Selection of Students


Selection of Students
Factor Very Important Important Considered Not Considered
Rigor of Secondary School Record X
Academic GPA X
Standardized Tests X
Class Rank X
Recommendations X
Essay X
Interview X
Level of Applicant's Interest X
Extracurricular Activities X
Volunteer Work X
Particular Talent/Ability X
Character/Personal Qualities X
First Generation to Attend College X
State Residency X
Geographic Residence X
Relation with Alumnus X
Religious Affiliation/Commitment X
Ethnicity X
Work Experience X

Profile of Fall Admission


Overall Admission Rate
83% of 1,939 applicants were admitted
Women
86% of 1,259 applicants were admitted
Men
76% of 680 applicants were admitted
Students Enrolled
437 (27%) of 1,601 admitted students enrolled
Women
315 (29%) of 1,082 admitted students enrolled
Men
122 (24%) of 519 admitted students enrolled
Early Decision Admission Rate
 
Early Action Admission Rate
100% of 166 applicants were admitted
Students Offered Wait List
 
Students Accepting Wait List Position
 
Students Admitted From Wait List
 

Grade Point Average of Enrolled Freshmen (4.0 scale)

Average GPA
3.05
3.75 and Above
11%
3.50 - 3.74
12%
3.25 - 3.49
15%
3.00 - 3.24
16%
2.50 - 2.99
31%
2.00 - 2.49
12%

SAT Scores of Enrolled Freshmen

SAT Math
524 average
470-575 range of middle 50%
Score of 700 - 800
1%
Score of 600 - 700
14%
Score of 500 - 600
51%
Score of 400 - 500
29%
Score of 300 - 400
5%
Score of 200 - 300
0%
SAT EBRW
551 average
500-600 range of middle 50%
Score of 700 - 800
2%
Score of 600 - 700
26%
Score of 500 - 600
48%
Score of 400 - 500
19%
Score of 300 - 400
4%
Score of 200 - 300
0%

ACT Scores of Enrolled Freshmen

ACT Composite
24 average
23-26 range of middle 50%
Score of 30 - 36
0%
Score of 24 - 29
60%
Score of 18 - 23
35%
Score of 12 - 17
5%
Score of 6 - 11
0%
Score of 5 or Below
0%

Other Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

High School Class Rank
Top tenth: 14%
Top quarter: 42%
Top half: 84%
National Merit Scholar
Not reported
Valedictorian
Not reported
Class President
Not reported
Student Government Officer
Not reported

Tuition and Expenses


Cost of Attendance
In-state: $22,546
Out-of-state: $32,114
Tuition and Fees
In-state: $9,458
Out-of-state: $19,026
Room and Board
$9,334
Books and Supplies
$900
Other Expenses
$2,854
Payment Plans
Installment plan

Applying for Financial Aid


Financial Aid Office

Email
Web Site
Financial Aid Web Site
Net Price Calculator URL
Net Price Calculator URL

Application Process

Application Deadline
Priority deadline March 1
Award Notification
On a rolling basis beginning March 15
Methodology for Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal Methodology
Forms Required Cost to File
FAFSA
Code is 002040
Free

Profile of 2017 - 18 Financial Aid


Freshman

Financial Aid Applicants
405 (98.8%) of freshmen
Found to Have Financial Need
351 (86.7%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
351 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
159 (45.3%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met
86%
Average Award
$14,048
Need-Based Gift
Received by 337 (96.0%) of aid recipients, average amount $8,538
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 308 (87.7%) of aid recipients, average amount $5,925
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 14 (4.0%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift
33 (8.0%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $3,061

All Undergraduates

Financial Aid Applicants
1,535 (93.1%) of undergraduates
Found to Have Financial Need
1,332 (86.8%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
1,329 (99.8%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
610 (45.9%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met
83%
Average Award
$13,876
Need-Based Gift
Received by 1,215 (91.4%) of aid recipients, average amount $7,079
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 1,222 (91.9%) of aid recipients, average amount $7,430
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 30 (2.3%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift
58 (3.5%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $2,789

Borrowing

2016 Graduates Who Took Out Loans
92%
Average Indebtedness of 2016 Graduates
$31,529
Parents of Students Receiving Aid
Not reported
Parents of Students Not Receiving Aid
Not reported

Financial Aid Programs


Loans

Federal Loans
Direct subsidized Stafford loans, direct unsubsidized Stafford loans, direct PLUS loans, Federal Perkins loans
State Loans
Available
Other Loans
College/university loans

Scholarships and Grants

Need-Based Available
Federal Pell grants, SEOG, State scholarships, Institutional scholarships, Private scholarships
Non-Need–Based Available
None

Non-Need Awards

Academic Interest/Achievement Award Areas
Not reported
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Creative Arts/Performance Award Areas
Music, Theater/Drama
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Special Achievements/Activities Award Areas
Leadership
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Special Characteristics Award Areas
Children of Faculty/Staff, Local/State Students, Members of Minorities, Out-of-State Students, Veterans' Children
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 

Employment

Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available, other work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
Not reported
Academic Calendar System
Semester
Summer Session
Offered
General Catalog/Bulletin
Online Catalog

Undergraduate Education


Undergraduate Majors

  • Anthropology
  • Art/Art Studies, General
  • Biology Teacher Education
  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General
  • Business/Managerial Economics
  • Computer Science
  • Creative Writing
  • Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
  • Early Childhood Education and Teaching
  • Education/Teaching of Individuals with Emotional Disturbances
  • Education/Teaching of Individuals with Intellectual Disabilities
  • Education/Teaching of Individuals with Specific Learning Disabilities
  • Elementary Education and Teaching
  • English Language and Literature, General
  • English/Language Arts Teacher Education
  • Environmental Studies
  • General Studies
  • Geochemistry
  • Geography
  • Geology/Earth Science, General
  • Health Occupations Teacher Education
  • Health Teacher Education
  • History, General
  • International/Global Studies
  • Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
  • Mathematics Teacher Education
  • Mathematics, General
  • Mental Health Counseling/Counselor
  • Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, General
  • Music, General
  • Philosophy and Religious Studies, Other
  • Political Science and Government, General
  • Psychology, General
  • Rehabilitation and Therapeutic Professions, Other
  • Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education
  • Secondary Education and Teaching
  • Social Science Teacher Education
  • Sociology
  • Special Education and Teaching, General
Most Popular Disciplines
Education, Health professions and related sciences, Psychology
Combined Liberal Arts/Professional Degree Programs
Social work, Logan University
Special Programs
Accelerated program, Student-designed major, Distance learning, Double major, Honors program, Independent study, Internships, Study abroad, Summer session
Study Abroad
Offered
Online Degrees
No online degree programs

Curriculum and Graduation Requirements


General Education/Core Curriculum
Required
Computer
Students not required to own/lease a computer
Foreign Language
Not required
Math/Science
Required for all students

Faculty and Instruction


Full-Time Faculty
114
Part-Time Faculty
88
Full-Time Faculty with Ph.D./Terminal Degree
49%
Regular Class Size
2-9 students: 14% of classes
10-19 students: 50% of classes
20-29 students: 26% of classes
30-39 students: 7% of classes
40-49 students: 3% of classes
50-99 students: 1% of classes
Discussion Section/Lab Class Size
2-9 students: 8% of discussion sections/labs
10-19 students: 43% of discussion sections/labs
20-29 students: 49% of discussion sections/labs

Advanced Placement


International Baccalaureate
Accepted
Advanced Placement (AP) Examinations
Accepted for placement and credit
Sophomore Standing
Available through AP examinations

Academic Resources


Library Available on Campus
Yes
Holdings
 
Computer Ownership
Students not required to own/lease a computer
Computers Available on Campus
220
Internet/E-mail Access
Not reported

Academic Support Services


Remedial Instruction
Offered
Tutoring
Available
Services for Learning Disabled Students
Available
Services for Physically Disabled Students
Hearing impaired services, speech disorders services, visually impaired services, wheelchair access

Graduate/Professional School Education


Master's Degrees Offered

Master of Science in Education

Master's Programs of Study

  • Early Childhood Education
  • Education--General
  • Educational Leadership and Administration

Doctoral Degrees Offered

Not reported

Doctoral Programs of Study

  • Not reported

Location and Setting


Boston Population
4,288
Nearest Metropolitan Area
 
Campus Size
55 acres

Weather

Temperature
11.4 average low in January, 72.7 average high in September
Rain
129 rainy days per year

Getting Around

Campus Map
Map
Nearest Bus Station
46 mile(s) from campus in Lewiston
Nearest Train Station
80 mile(s) from campus in Portland

Housing


College Housing
College offers housing to students
Types of Housing
Women only housing, coed housing, cooperative housing, disabled student housing
Students in College Housing
53% of all students
Housing Requirements
Freshmen are required to live on campus
Freshman Housing Guarantee
Freshmen are guaranteed housing
Students Living Off Campus/Commuting
47%
Off-Campus Housing Assistance
 

Security


24-Hour Emergency Phone/Alarm Devices
Available
24-Hour Security Patrols
Available
Late-Night Transport/Escort Services
Available
Electronically Operated Housing Entrances
Available
Other
safety whistles, security cameras

Personal Support Services


Health Service
Offered
Personal Counseling
Offered
Child Care
Offered

Sports and Recreation


Intercollegiate Athletics

Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division III
Mascot
Beaver
School Colors
Maroon, white, and gold

Intercollegiate Sports Offered

Sports Women Men
Offered Scholarships Offered Scholarships
Baseball     x  
Basketball x   x  
Cross-Country Running x   x  
Field Hockey x      
Golf     x  
Soccer x   x  
Softball x      
Volleyball x      
Women's Sports
Offered Scholarships
Baseball    
Basketball x  
Cross-Country Running x  
Field Hockey x  
Golf    
Soccer x  
Softball x  
Volleyball x  
Mens's Sports
Offered Scholarships
Baseball x  
Basketball x  
Cross-Country Running x  
Field Hockey    
Golf x  
Soccer x  
Softball    
Volleyball    
Women's Club Sports
tennis
Men's Club Sports
tennis

Recreational Sports

Intramural Sports
basketball, football, soccer, softball, swimming and diving, tennis, volleyball

Student Activities


Activities and Organizations
choral groups, drama theatre, radio station, student newspaper, bust-a-move beavers, commuter council, intervarsity christian fellowship, student senate, campus residence council
Sororities
25% of women participate
Fraternities
10% of men participate
ROTC
 

Student Body


Coeducational
Yes
All Undergraduates
1,811
Women
1,202 (66.4%)
Men
609 (33.6%)
Full-Time Undergraduates
1,673
Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
0.4% American Indian/Alaskan Native
0.6% Asian
2.2% Black/African-American
1.9% Hispanic/Latino
2.2% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.1% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
87.5% White
5.1% Unknown
International Students.
0.9% from 8 countries
Average Age
21
All Graduate Students
269

Undergraduate Retention and Graduation


First-Year Students Returning
72.0%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
34.9%
Students Graduating Within 5 Years
47.8%
Students Graduating Within 6 Years
51.0%

After Graduation


Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
Not reported
Average Starting Salary
Not reported
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
Not reported
Disciplines Pursued
Business 3%
Law 1%
Arts and Sciences 11%
Medicine 1%
Education 2%

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